Where an individual is over the cap threshold the housing element of universal credit will be restricted.
Benefit cap calculator The following households will be exempt from the cap where the claimant, partner or a dependent child is receiving one of the following: In all cases it must be the claimant, partner or a dependent child that receive the benefit for the exemption to apply.
Applicants aged between 66 and 70Applicants under age 66List of Qualifying payments and excepted household members for persons aged under 70Concessions a) Electricity Allowance How it's paid Change of address / What's not covered b) Cash Electricity Account How it's paidc) Natural Gas Allowance How it's paid/What's covered Changes of Addressd) Cash Gas Allowance How it's paid/What's covered What's not covered How to claim How it's renewed Free Television Licence (only) entitlement How it's paid What is not covered What if the applicant is not Registered Account holder Change of address Completing the Application Form(s)Where to send it to Applicants in receipt of a Social Security Pension Applicants 66 to 70 not in receipt of a qualifying Pension Widowed/Surviving Civil Partner applicants aged 60 65 Household composition Medical Certification Copy of a recent utility bill Treatment of applications for backdating of the Household Benefits List of countries covered by EC regulations and those countries which Ireland has a bilateral or social security agreement The Electricity/Gas Allowance has four different options, depending on the applicant's circumstances.
Telephone Allowance Applicants aged 70 or over Applicants in receipt of full time Carer's Allowance should note that from the 1 April 2012, you must be living with the person that you are getting full time Carer’s Allowance for.
d) Cash Gas Allowance The Gas Cash Allowance is awarded provided the applicant satisfies a number of qualifying conditions including proof that they are the registered consumer on the energy bills.
In a landlord/tenant situation where the utility bill is in the landlord’s name, the landlord must provide written confirmation that the applicant is a tenant, paying his/her energy bills and provided the MPRN/GPRN of address tenant is residing at.
c) Natural Gas Allowance The Natural Gas Allowance is an alternative to the Electricity Allowance for people whose homes are connected to a Natural Gas supply.
This cash credit of €35.00 will be automatically applied to your bill.
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Dowiedz się od władz lokalnych, czy kwalifikujesz się do pobierania zasiłku mieszkaniowego Housing Benefit – Check your eligibility for housing benefit Zasiłek na dziecko nie jest już odliczany od zasiłku mieszkaniowego (Housing Benefit) i dopłat na pokrycie podatku lokalnego (Council Tax Benefit).
Oznacza to, że niektóre osoby pobierające obecnie zasiłek mieszkaniowy i dopłatę na pokrycie podatku lokalnego otrzymają wyższe świadczenia na pomoc w opłaceniu czynszu i podatku lokalnego.
The information below was written by the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group.
Standard backdating An initial claim can be backdated if the circumstances entitling the person to tax credits have subsisted for the period of the backdating.
But a claim may generally only be backdated by a maximum of 31 days.